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Extremity Healthcare, Inc. (EHI) Acquires North Georgia Foot & Ankle Specialists, P.C.


Extremity Healthcare, Inc. (EHI), a leading provider in the diagnosis and treatment of lower extremity diseases, today announced that they have acquired through one of its subsidiary companies, Village Podiatry Centers, LLC, whose founder and CEO, David N. Helfman, DPM, FACFAS was one of the pioneers of the SuperGroup model in the Podiatry profession.

The acquisition of North Georgia Foot & Ankle Specialists, P.C. (Rudolph Cisco, DPM, FACFAS) further increases EHI’s share in the North East Georgia marketplace. “Our practice is very fortunate to have Dr. Cisco as part of our Village Podiatry Centers family. He is a well-established foot & ankle surgeon who has a thriving practice in Gainesville, Georgia and is well loved by many of his patients.”

-David N. Helfman, DPM, FACFAS, CEO & Founder of Extremity Healthcare, Inc. and Village Podiatry Centers, LLC.

Dr. Cisco specializes in surgical and non-surgical treatments of foot, ankle and heel pain, including comprehensive foot, ankle and leg surgery. In addition to primary podiatric care, Dr. Cisco offers laser treatment for nail fungus, wound care, diabetic foot and limb care, plantar fasciitis, as well as sports medicine, therapeutic shoe inserts and custom made orthotics.

Dr. Cisco is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, American Diabetes Association and a member of American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management. Additionally, he is a Diplomate and Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Dr. Cisco earned his doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

“Dr. Cisco’s decision to join Village Podiatry Centers and EHI, Inc. was the result of the challenging environment facing most if not all solo practitioners, such as increased paperwork, decreasing reimbursements, practice management headaches to name a few” commented their CEO, David N. Helfman, DPM. “Our unique and proprietary processes will allow Dr. Cisco to just focus on providing quality patient care while EHI, handles all the administrative processes necessary to function in today’s healthcare arena.”

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